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Police guard a Quick Trip gas station that was burned when protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown turned to riots and looting on August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police May Not See Reimbursement from State for Work in Ferguson

It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.

09/17/2014

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Kansas City Teen Shot With Stun Gun Out of Coma

17-year-old Bryce Masters of Independence began slowly recovering overnight and was able to answer questions from hospital staff on Wednesday.

09/17/2014

Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Addresses Police Requests for Reimbursement After Ferguson

Both departments say they want the state to reimburse them, or else it could have a drastic impact on local police budgets.

09/17/2014

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4 Arrested in St. Louis After Robberies, Chase

Four suspects are in custody in St. Louis and accused of two robberies, then leading police on a chase through downtown.

09/17/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Louis County Police Prepare for Questions Related to Michael Brown Case

The citizens police academy was scheduled before the Ferguson shooting, but will likely address some of the issues raised by the Michael Brown case.

09/16/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Aldermen Consider Body Cameras for St. Louis Police

Southside Alderman Craig Schmid says police body cameras would be a “friend” to police, but he admits the police union isn’t on board yet.

09/16/2014

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FBI Investigates Missouri Officer’s Stun Gun Use

The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.

09/16/2014

Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former St. Louis County Police Chief Explains Challenge of Hiring Black Officers

In the wake of Ferguson, local police departments are under pressure to hire more African American officers.

09/15/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Alderman Revives Plan for Civilian Review Board

Kennedy says there are 200 such panels already around the country, and they help restore confidence in local police.

09/15/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

St. Louis County Police to Use Body Cameras

Almost half of St. Louis County police officers will be wearing video cameras while on duty starting this month.

09/10/2014

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